Media: Print, Internet (2015-2019)

San Francisco Chronicle, December 6, 2019. New questions after videos show police shoot fleeing suspects in 2 California cities 

San Francisco Chronicle, December 4, 2019. Video shows Central Valley officer firing more than a dozen shots, killing fleeing 15-year-old boy

The Mercury News, November 24, 2019. How could a cop fired for dishonesty end up teaching criminal justice at a Bay Area university?

 

The Boston Globe, November 24, 2019. Former Medford police chief knew of major payroll scandal, but didn’t seek outside probe

The Boston Globe, October 19, 2019. ‘Ghost guns’ made from kits are untraceable — and legal

 

The Boston Globe, March 19, 2019. State Police had a quota system for issuing tickets, prosecutors allege

Raw Story, January 12, 2019.  The truth behind the ‘National Police Association’—and its shady ideology

 

KQED News, January 7, 2019. Police Records Law: Burlingame Cop Fired for Asking Woman to Trade Sex for Help With Charges

Boston Herald, December 27, 2018. Analysts weigh in on officer death report

The Guardian, November 21, 2018. Boston police face lawsuit over listing hats and selfies as gang symbols

The Boston Globe, November 15, 2018. BPD gives gang intel to ICE. A lawsuit wants to know how much

The Boston Globe, October 17, 2018. Environmental Police higher-ups helped scuttle tickets for colonel’s friend, record shows​

BillyPenn.com, October 4, 2018. Philly DA Larry Krasner is going after police officers for illegal stop-and-frisks

The Boston Globe, August 27, 2018. Another state agency battling payroll inconsistencies

The Boston Globe, July 2, 2018. State Police Deserve a Clean Break from the Past

East Bay Times, May 17, 2018. UC Berkeley cops face possible firing for hanging out in math library

Boston Herald, May 3, 2018. State police critics: ‘Change agent’ needed

The Boston Globe, April 30, 2018.  DA, police at odds over Somerville detective’s fate

The Harvard Crimson, April 24, 2018.   Officers Who Arrested Black Student Had Not Taken Extra Training on Engaging Mentally Ill Individuals

 

The Boston Globe, April 18, 2018.  Experts say use of force in Harvard student’s arrest followed protocol

Boston Herald, April 9, 2018.  Boston cops plug safety after German race knife plot

The Boston Globe, April 3, 2018.  Baker’s State Police overhaul already is contending with hurdles

Arizona Republic, March 27, 2018.  Some Tempe motorcycle officers now carry AR-15 rifles

The Boston Globe, March 26, 2018.  Concealment of State Police pay records was ‘clearly deliberate,’ Baker says

The Washington Post, March 25, 2018.  More armed police or fewer guns? How to fix our nation’s gun violence issues

The Boston Globe, March 21, 2018.  After scandals, State Police need to restore accountability, legal specialists say

ValleyAdvocate.com, November 6, 2017.  Paramilitary policing infiltrates western Massachusetts

The Boston Globe, October 5, 2017: Fenway Park increases security amid reports that Las Vegas shooter researched venue

In Justice Today.com, September 19, 2017: Sessions scales back federal reform as police-community relations continue to crumble

 

The Atlantic "City Lab," August 31, 2017: The local fight to demilitarize the police

Sputniknews.com (Russia), August 30, 2017: Trump's lifting ban on military gear: "People are going to get killed"

Slate, August 15, 2017, "The Gist" podcast: Why Are Police Unions So Aggressive?

The Boston Globe, June 21, 2017.  For some Boston officers, extra money comes easy

The Boston Globe, May 18, 2017.  The police wrote a Facebook post.  Was it light-hearted or mean spirited?  

The New York Times, March 18, 2017.  Door-Busting Drug Raids Leave a Trail of Blood

The Boston Globe, March 6, 2017.  In Boston, some specialized units are more diverse than others

The Boston Globe, February 22, 2017.  How diverse are Boston police department's specialized units? They won't say

Boston Herald, February 15, 2017.  Devil in details for Boston cops with OT

East Bay Times, December 26, 2016.  2016 in review: With police shootings, wheels of justice turned slowly

Palm Beach Post, December 18, 2016.  Dalia Dippolito: 'Cops' show might have doomed the case

The Atlantic "City Lab," December 16, 2016. Boston police want to track your emotions on social media

The Tab, December 7, 2016.  Why are the police so rarely convicted in shooting deaths?

Vox, November 29, 2016.  American Policing Is Broken: Here's How to Fix it

The Boston Globe, November 28, 2016.  Boston University Launches National Search for New Police Chief

Columbus Dispatch (Ohio), November 25, 2016.  Fate of Police Reserves Program Remains Unclear

The Atlantic, "City Lab," October 18, 2016.  Racial Disparities in Police 'Stingray' Surveillance, Mapped

The Boston Globe, October 3, 2016.  "Yes on 4" to launch first TV ad on marijuana legalization

The Christian Science Monitor, September 20, 2016.  Tulsa's police chief vows to "do the right thing"—what does that look like?

The Boston Globe, September 8, 2016.  Boston Police Commissioner Says His Command Staff Will Wear Body Cameras

 

The Christian Science Monitor, August 11, 2016.  Could Boston Offer a Model for Police-Minority Relations? 

The Boston Globe, August 5, 2016.  Interview with reporter Evan Allen regarding Boston police unions' letter to mayor and police commissioner demanding weapons and equipment

 

East Bay Times (California), July 30, 2016.  Interview with reporter David DeBolt regarding Oakland's proposed civilian police oversight board

The Atlantic “City Lab,” July 22, 2016.  Interview with reporter George Joseph regarding the police demanding access to military-grade equipment after shootings in Dallas and Baton Rouge

Cape Cod Times, July 24, 2016.  Interview with reporter Sam Mintz regarding deputy sheriffs performing police duties on Cape Cod

 

The Boston Globe, July 12, 2016.  Interview with reporter Jan Ransom regarding the busing of witnesses in a homicide investigation

 

The Boston Globe, July 9, 2016.  Interview with reporter Evan Allen regarding race relations between Boston residents and the Boston police department in the aftermath of the shooting deaths of five police officers in Dallas

Boston Herald, June 24, 2016.  Interview with reporter Antonio Planas regarding the Boston police department’s heavily white recruiting class

 

East Bay Times (California), May 16, 2016.  Interview with reporter Dan Lawton regarding in-custody death of James Greer while being detained by Hayward, CA and BART police officers

 

Boston Herald, April 26, 2016.  Interview with reporter Matt Stout regarding domestic assault charge against Massachusetts state police officer

 

Boston Herald, April 5, 2016.  Interview with columnist Peter Gelzinis regarding the promotion of exonerated and wrongfully accused Boston police officer

 

Oakland Tribune, March 10, 2016.  Interview with reporter David DeBolt regarding gang-related freeway shootings in Richmond, California

 

The Boston Globe, March 2, 2016.  Interview with reporter Jan Ransom regarding racial incident at Boston Latin School

 

The Crime Report, February 22, 2016.  Interview for “Solidarity in Blue”

 

Oakland Tribune, February 12, 2016.  Interview with reporter David DeBolt regarding video recording of beating of man by Alameda County deputy sheriffs

 

The Christian Science Monitor, February 12, 2016.  Interview with reporter Henry Gass regarding lawsuit filed by Chicago police officer against the estate of teenager he killed

 

Takepart, February 12, 2016.  Interview with reporter Rebecca McCray regarding the DOJ lawsuit filed against the city of Ferguson, Missouri

 

The Christian Science Monitor, January 28, 2016.  Interview with reporter Henry Gass on the firings of six Cleveland police officers in the deaths of two unarmed civilians following a high-speed chase

 

The Boston Globe, January 16, 2016.  Interview with reporter Evan Allen on Boston’s falling crime rate

 

Boston.com, January 12, 2016.  Interview with reporter Eric Levenson on the issue of violence against the police

 

Boston.com, December 11, 2015.  Interview with reporter Allison Pohle on police union’s endorsement of Donald Trump

 

Boston Herald, December 4, 2015.  Interview with columnist Peter Gelzinis on mass shooting in San Bernadino, CA

 

The Washington Post, November 26, 2015.  Interview with videographer Alice Li regarding use of force issues and Taser weapons (watch video)

The Christian Science Monitor, November 17, 2015.  Interview with reporter Henry Gass regarding police training for large scale critical incidents

 

The Boston Globe, November 7, 2015.  Interview with reporter Evan Allen regarding police response to domestic violence incident

 

Takepart, October 24, 2015.  Interview with reporter Rebecca McCray regarding judicial diversion and risk assessment

 

The Boston Globe, October 21, 2015.  Interview with reporter Jan Ransom regarding “community walks” in the city of Boston

 

The Christian Science Monitor, September 16, 2015.  Interview with reporter Henry Gass regarding former North Charleston, SC police officer Michael Slager being denied release on bail in murder trial

 

Vice, September 8, 2015.  Interview with reporter Susan Zalkind regarding arrest of Boston police detective on open and gross lewdness charge

Boston.com, August 24, 2015.  Interview with reporter Kristin Toussaint regarding video showing Boston police officers arresting man in disturbance

 

The Trace, August 17, 2015.  Interview with reporter Michael Spies on the subculture of policing and fatal police shootings

 

The Boston Globe, July 7, 2015.  Interview with reporter Jan Ransom on SWAT deployments and concerns raised by the ACLU

 

The Christian Science Monitor, July 7, 2015.  Interview with reporter Henry Gass on the implications in the vast majority of prosecutors in the U.S. being white men

 

The Intercept, July 7, 2015.  Interview with reporter George Joseph regarding police militarization

 

The Christian Science Monitor, June 26, 2015.  Interview with reporter Henry Gass regarding the venue in the trial of the Boston Marathon bomber


SNL, June 16, 2015.  Interview with reporter Mark Hand regarding a sheriff’s department in Maryland and its security arrangement with a local utility company

 

Vox, June 15, 2015.  Interview with reporter German Lopez regarding prosecutors’ reluctance to indict police officers in deadly force incidents

 

The Boston Globe, June 8, 2015.  Interview with reporter Evan Allen regarding the police release of a video showing officers shooting and killing man

 

Oakland Tribune, May 16, 2015.  Interview with reporter Tom Lochner regarding the use of tax dollars to pay travel expenses for police officers to attend out-of-state funerals

 

Takepart, May 11, 2015.  Interview with reporter Rebecca McCray regarding the FBI report on the increase in the numbers of police officers killed in 2014

 

Takepart, May 8, 2015.  Interview with reporter Rebecca McCray regarding the rebuilding of trust between the police and the communities they serve

 

Takepart, April 30, 2015.  Interview with reporter Rebecca McCray regarding the militarized police response in Baltimore in the aftermath of the police killing of Freddie Gray

 

The Boston Globe, April 30, 2015.  Interview with reporter Evan Allen regarding incident involving Boston police officer allegedly intimidating photographer with toy gun

 

The Wall Street Journal, April 15, 2015.  Interview with reporter Scott Calvert regarding training issues involving police reserve officers

The Christian Science Monitor, March 16, 2015.  Interview with reporter Henry Gass on the Boston Marathon bombing trial

 

Buzzfeed, March 11, 2015.  Interview with reporter Mary Ann Georgantopoulos on age as a factor in officer-involved shootings

 

The Christian Science Monitor, March 10, 2015.  Interview with reporter Henry Gass regarding Boston Marathon bombing trial

 

Contra Costa Times, February 17, 2015.  Interview with reporter Thomas Peele on police chief’s ouster in Kensington, CA

 

San Jose Mercury News, February 12, 2015.  Interview with reporter Thomas Peele on disciplinary process in investigation of officer whose gun was stolen by prostitute in Nevada

 

San Jose Mercury News, February 8, 2015.  Interview with reporter Thomas Peele regarding theft of police officer’s gun while engaging the services of a prostitute

 

The Kansas City Star, January 19, 2015.  Interview with reporter Jason Hancock on legislation proposing to abolish the grand jury system in Missouri

 

The Christian Science Monitor, January 15, 2015.  Interview with reporter Henry Gass regarding the Boston Marathon bombing trial and its link to Charlie Hebdo

 

The Boston Globe, January 3, 2015.  Interview with reporter Evan Allen on Boston’s homicide clearance rate

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